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Recent Obituaries

Wednesday 11/25/2015
Carl Winfred Drumheller

Carl Winfred "Winnie" DrumhellerJanuary 13, 1928-November 18, 2015Carl Winfred "Winnie" Drumheller was the eleventh and final child born to Allen and Sally Proffitt Drumheller o...

Tuesday 11/24/2015
Wilson Lee White

Wilson Lee White, 79, of Roseland, passed away at home on Saturday, November 21, 2015. Born on October 21, 1936, he was a son of the late Corbett and Emily Huffman White.He was a retired store mana...

Thursday 11/19/2015
Isabelle Georgia Stevens

Isabelle Georgia Stevens, 94, of Shipman, died Monday, November 9, 2015, at Martha Jefferson Hospital in Charlottesville. Born November 14, 1920, in Virginia, she was a daughter of the late Morgan ...

Virginia Thomas Cooper

Virginia Thomas Cooper, 105, died Sunday, November 15, 2015, at her home in Lynchburg after a long illness. She was the widow of Norman Henry Cooper.Visitation for family and friends will be held a...

Wednesday 11/04/2015
Claudia Booker Slaughter

Claudia Booker Slaughter, age 93, a long time resident of Nelson County, died on October 27, 2015, at the Falls Run Rehabilitation Center, Fredericksburg, Va., from an injury sustained in a fall at...

Greyam A. Ingersoll

Greyam A. Ingersoll, 75, of Afton, Va., died Friday, October 30, 2015, at his home after a long illness. Born March 20, 1940, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, he was the son of the late Elaine Heim and Rus...

Thursday 10/29/2015
Mary Catherine Vaughan Reed

Mary Catherine Vaughan Reed, 83, of Lynchburg, departed this life on Wednesday, October 21, 2015. Born in Massies Mill, May 26, 1932, she was a daughter of the late Perry R. and Maria Bell Smith Va...

Thursday 10/22/2015
Arthur Kermit Bryant

Arthur Kermit Bryant, 83, beloved husband, father, grandfather, brother and uncle, passed away peacefully in his home in Nellysford, Va. on October 13, 2015. He is survived by his wife, Elsie Shifl...

Lewis Hughes

HUGHES, Lewis Hudson Jr., 87, passed away on Monday, October 19, 2015, at his home in Florence. Visitation will be Thursday, October 22, from 10 to 11 a.m., at Chancellor Funeral Home in Florence. ...

Pearl M. Martin

Pearl M. Martin, loving mother and grandmother, 88, of Shipman (Williamstown Community), died peacefully at her home on Sunday, October 18, 2015. Surviving her husband of 54 years, Tutsy Martin who...

Taliaferro Mikel Longbrake

Taliaferro Mikel Longbrake, formerly known as Mikel McGrew, passed away peacefully in his sleep at home on Friday, October 16, 2015. Born March 24, 1950, he was the son of Mary Lou Dempsey McGrew, ...

Wednesday 10/14/2015
Campbell, Margaret Ellen Woodson

Margaret Ellen Woodson Campbell, 99, of Waynesboro, passed into rest Friday, October 9, 2015, at Waynesboro Manor.She was born in Avon (Nelson County) on November 16, 1915, to the late James Morris...

Correll, Frances Morris Deffenbaugh

Frances Morris Deffenbaugh Corell, age 90, of Melbourne, Fla., and formerly of Waynesboro, went to be with the Lord Monday, September 21, 2015.She was born on July 17, 1925, to the late Clinton E. ...

Randolph, Mary Susan

Mary Susan Randolph, 94, of Shipman, (Elma Community), died Friday, October 9, 2015, at Lovingston Health Center in Lovingston.Born April 15, 1921, in Nelson County, she was a daughter of the late ...

Wednesday 10/07/2015
Bridgwater, R. Gilmore

R. Gilmore "Bridge" Bridgwater, 76, of Lovingston, died Saturday, October 3, 2015, at his residence. Born February 24, 1939, in Charlottesville, a son of the late Ralph A. Bridgwater and ...

Wednesday 09/23/2015
Brent, Deborah M.

Deborah M. Brent, 61, of Faber, Va., passed away quietly surrounded by family at UVA Medical Center on Friday, September 18, 2015, following an automobile accident on Rte. 29 on September 8, 2015.B...

Conner, Martha Fauber

Martha Fauber Conner, 85, of Faber, left her Pleasant Hill Circle home Sunday September 20, 2015, to be with her heavenly father. Martha was born April 19, 1930, at Roanoke, Virginia, a daughter of...

Tuesday 09/22/2015
(Thompson) Carter, Marie Gaye

Marie Gaye (Thompson) CarterMarie Gaye (Thompson) Carter, 83, of Nellysford, passed away Sunday, September 20, 2015, at Augusta Health.Born August 7, 1932, in Nelson County, she was the daughter of...

Thursday 09/10/2015
Bailey, Newton Randolph

Newton Randolph Bailey, 81, of Amherst, passed away, Monday, September 7, 2015 in Amherst. Mr. Bailey was born in Tye River, November 20, 1933, to the late Lila Fields Bailey and Richard Melvin Bai...

Tuesday 09/08/2015
Barber, Elizabeth S.

Elizabeth S. Barber, 85, of Clinton, Md., died Thursday, September 3, 2015.Born February 16, 1930 in Nelson County, she was a daughter of the late Robert Stratton and Helen Gray Stratton.In additio...

Farthing, Nina V.

Nina Vince Farthing, 95, of Charlottesville, Virginia died on Friday, September 4, 2015 at The Heritage Inn of Charlottesville.She was born on August 8, 1920 in Mountcastle, Virginia, a daughter of...

Wednesday 09/02/2015
Comelli, Joan Elaine Purvis

Joan Elaine Purvis Comelli, 76, of Cape Coral, FL, died on Friday, August 7, 2015 in Cape Coral. She was born on June 7, 1939 in Staunton, VA, and was the daughter of the late Thornton W. Purvis, S...

Currie, Anne Beaufort Coleman Groton

Anne Beaufort Coleman (Groton) Currie died unexpectedly on Sunday, August 30, 2015. A longtime resident of Lovingston, Virginia, she was born on August 15, 1927 to the late William I. and Bertha H....

Oglesby, Helen Stratton Chisholm

Helen Stratton Chisholm Oglesby, 87, of Roseland, passed away on Sunday, August 30, 2015. Helen was born on June 1, 1928 to the late Douglas Raymond and Lelia Clarkson Stratton, and was one of eigh...

Thursday 08/27/2015
Allen, Leroy

Leroy Allen, 67, of Roseland, departed this life Saturday, August 22, 2015, at UVA Medical Center. Born May 1, 1948, he was a son of the late Edward and Otealia Giles Allen.

Wednesday 08/19/2015
Toms Jr., Henry Grayson

Henry Grayson Toms, Jr., 84, of Faber, died Monday, August 17, 2015, in Standardsville. Born November 1, 1930, in Faber, he was the son of the late Henry Grayson Toms, Sr. and Bessie G. Toms. In ad...

Friday 08/07/2015
Little, Mack Wade

Mack Wade Little, 70, of Madison Heights departed his earthly home at 1 a.m. on Thursday, August 6, 2015, at Lynchburg General Hospital surrounded by his three girls.Mr. Little was born July 16, 19...

Thursday 08/06/2015
Fitzgerald, Annie Bell

Annie Bell Fitzgerald, 89, of Shipman, died Wednesday, July 29, 2015, at her home.Born in Nelson County, October 9, 1925, she was a daughter of the late Pat and Addie Lawhorn Fitzgerald. Annie was ...

Marion ‘Doug’ Simpson, former Nelson County supervisor, dies

Well-known former county supervisor, Korean War veteran and all-around good guy Marion Douglas “Doug” Simpson died July 18 at the age of 84.

Thomas, Dorothy Louise

"Louise"Dorothy Louise Thomas "Louise", 79, of Massies Mill, went home to be with the Lord Tuesday, August 4, 2015, at Lynchburg General Hospital.Born in Montebello, April 7, 19...

Tuesday 08/04/2015
White, Gladys Powell

Gladys Powell White, 93, of Roseland, died Saturday, August 1, 2015, at Fairmont Crossing. Born in May of 1922, in Albemarle County, she was a daughter of the late John Lee and Virgie Huffman Powel...

Saturday 08/01/2015
Gentry, Betty Anne Easton

On Tuesday, July 28, 2015, Betty Anne Easton Gentry "Nanny" of Arrington, Virginia, departed this life. She was surrounded by family, love, and prayers as she went to meet the Lord. She w...

Thursday 07/23/2015
Page, Elsie Mae

Elsie Mae Page, 79, of Lovingston, died Thursday, July 16, 2015, at Lovingston Health and Rehabilitation Center. Born March 17, 1936, in Nelson County, she was a daughter of the late William Page a...

Monday 07/20/2015
Simpson, Marion Douglas "Doug"

Marion Douglas "Doug" SimpsonMarion Douglas "Doug" Simpson, 84, of Shipman, "One Tough Man" that's how everyone would describe our father.Born November 1, 1930, in Nel...

Saturday 07/18/2015
Truslow, Norma Jean

Norma Jean TruslowNorma Jean Truslow, 54, of Nellysford, passed away at home on Wednesday, July 15, 2015, after a courageous battle with cancer.She was surrounded by her family and beloved cat, Rab...

Wednesday 07/08/2015
Barrett, Morris William "Santa"

On Sunday, June 21, 2015, "Santa" Morris William Barrett, III, of Shipman, Virginia, passed away.

Scott, Nancy Lee

Nancy Lee Scott, 74, of Afton, died Monday, June 29, 2015, at her residence.

Tinnell, Catherine Ann

Catherine Ann Tinnell, 49, of Arrington, died Sunday, June 28, 2015, at her residence.

Tyree, Jeffrey Edward

Jeffrey Edward Tyree “Jeff”, 48, of Gladstone, died Thursday, July 2, 2015, at his home. Born In Lynchburg, December 27, 1966, he was the son of the late Hugh Edward and Juanita Gowen Tyree.

Monday 07/06/2015
Penn, Mary Anna Yancey

Mary Anna Yancey Penn of Amherst, peacefully slipped away to meet her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ on Thursday, July 2, 2015, in the comfort of her home.She was born December 23, 1917, to the late...

Sunday 07/05/2015
Aldridge, Allen Deward

On the morning of Friday, July 3, 2015, we lost our Father and best friend, Allen Deward Aldridge. A friend to all that knew him and was respected by all.Allen was born February 7, 1924, in Boone, ...

Wednesday 07/01/2015
Cashwell, Ada Avenell

Ada Avenell Cashwell, 95, of Colonial Beach, Va. died Sunday, June 28, 2015 at Westmoreland Nursing Home.

Wednesday 06/24/2015
Mayo, Elizabeth Fredericka

Elizabeth Fredericka Mayo, 91, of Charlottesville, died Tuesday, June 16, 2015 at Martha Jefferson Hospital in Charlottesville.

Monday 06/22/2015
Clark, Margaret Georgia

Margaret Georgia ClarkMargaret Georgia Clark, 80, of Afton, died Friday, June 19, 2015 at Lovingston Health and Rehabilitation Center in Lovingston.Born August 16, 1934 she was a daughter of the la...

Wednesday 06/10/2015
Koepke, Linda Patricia Kessel

Linda Patricia Kessel Koepke, 71, of Arrington, died Sunday, May 31, 2015. She was born February 22, 1944, in Richmond, Virginia, a daughter of the late Eldon Royster and Beaulah Hull Royster. In a...

Thursday 05/28/2015
Cash, Connie Lee

Connie Lee Cash, 77, of Amherst, died Tuesday, May 26, 2015, at her residence.Born March 10, 1938, in Nelson County a daughter of the late Johnny Franklin and Martha Willoughby Franklin.In addition...

Wednesday 05/27/2015
Stanley, Charles Michael “Mike”

Charles Michael “Mike” Stanley, 75, of Shipman, died Saturday, May 9, 2015, at his residence. He was born on September 23, 1939, in North Carolina, a son of the late George Stanley and Helen Deaver...

Thursday 05/21/2015
Garrett, E. Lorena

A service celebrating the life of Lorena Garrett will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. today, Thursday, May 21, 2015 at Union Christian Church with the Rev. D. Jack Hamilton and Rev. Ray New officiating....

Kidd, Ardenia Thompson

Ardenia Thompson Kidd, 80, of Piney River died Monday, May 18, 2015, at Runk & Pratt of Forest.Born July 21, 1934, in Amherst County a daughter of the late William Earl Tucker and Zora Thom...

Ogden, Frances Painter

Artistic, independent, caring, direct, gentle, and creativeFrances was a bird watcher, Master Gardener, and collector of baskets, wooden bowls, and her other "stuff." As Mrs. Santa, Chris...

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